Sangh

Published: 25.12.2003
Updated: 09.11.2013
Alias(es)
Sangha, Saṅgha

Community

In Jainism mostly used for caturvidha-sangha, the fourfold order of society, as founded by a Tirthankara, consisting of

  • monk (Sadhu)
  • nun (Sadhvi)
  • layman (Shravak)
  • laywoman (Shravika)

meaning the complete sangh (sakala sangha).

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